Posts Tagged ‘Cigar’

Light the Candles !

  Each year at Saratoga there has been a red-hot betting angle. You tried to keep it on the down-low for the first few years, but after a bevy of tickets being cashed everyone was on board. – On Wednesday, July 29, William I. Mott turns 62-years-young. For the fans at Saratoga this has become a […]

Bombs Away/Place Parlay – Did You Hear That?

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 14, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

The target has been identified, and the command has been given. Well, maybe not that dramatic. Three guys started off a mild mannered place parlay, and it stands at $1750. – We are using the Winning Ponies E-Z Forms, and we’re ready to fire. Finally, we all come into agreement and the Saratoga card will […]

Q & A with Scott Hazelton of HRTV

When my local cable company began offering the racing package, I knew there was going to be an indention on my couch cushion. We were offered TVG in the beginning, and it stayed on for quite sometime. Then came along HRTV. I have to say it took awhile, but eventually it took over and became […]

Donn Lures a Variety of Handicap Horses

by Greg Melikov

posted on February 5, 2011 in General Discussion, Other Events | No Comments >>

The 53rd Donn at Gulfstream Park is a wide-open contest as a variety of older handicap horses clash in the first major stakes of the year. Three runners tuned up for the 1 1/8-mile race on Sunday. Rule, who finished second in the Hal’s Hope Jan. 8 after a 10-month layoff, drilled a bullet in […]

Bribon Hopes Third Cigar Mile Try Is the Charm

by Greg Melikov

posted on November 30, 2010 in General Discussion, Other Events | 1 Comment >>

Bribon hopes the third time around is the charm in the 20th Cigar Mile at Aqueduct when the gelding makes his 37th start on Saturday. In 2008, the 7-year-old finished third to Tale of Ekati. Last year, he was runner-up to Kodiak Kowboy losing by a head. Bribon, with six victories at a mile on […]